Common Cancer Increase By 324 Percent And Stroke Increase By 46 Percent In India In 1 Year


Common Cancers including Oral, Cervical and Breast Cancer diagnosed at state-run NCD clinics increase by 324% and stroke cases increase by 46% in last year 2018 according to National Health Profile, 2019 data. Gujarat state has highest reported cased of common cancer about 72,169, while West Bengal has highest reported  cases of stroke about 20,529.
The Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) has been releasing its annual publication "National Health Profile (NHP)" on a regular basis since 2005. It involves prolonged, systematic and genuine efforts to collect an enormous amount of national data from the Directorates of Health & Family Welfare of all the 36 States/UTs, Central Government Organizations, National Health Programmes and various other concerned national and international agencies in India.

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